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Heavy Duty Agriculture Mechanic

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Departement: Agriculture
Shift: Days and Nights
Workplace: Lethbridge
Company: Nortera

Nortera Foods Inc. believes that a better future starts with each of us, which is why we place and emphasis on safety and quality in our vegetables. Our Taber field shop is looking for dedicated Heavy Duty Technicians to join our team. This position provides a change in environment by spending the summer in the field when we are harvesting Peas and Corn with the off season in the shop working on rebuilds.

Why choose Nortera

  • Yearly tool, boot, and fitness reimbursement
  • RPP with employer matching!
  • Group insurance program – Paid by the Company!
  • Schedules provide work/life balance in both seasons
  • Company events and volunteer opportunities

Hours of work:

Harvest (July-October): 12 hour shifts rotating between days and nights in a 4-5-5 pattern

Outside of Harvest (November-June): Compressed 4 Day work Week Monday-Thursday 7am-5:30pm

Base salary

$42.56/Hour - $45.06/Hour (CAD)

Your daily role

  • Maintaining harvesters, tractors, trailers and trucks
  • Monitoring daily maintenance/wash in the field
  • Off season preventative maintenance/rebuilds on harvesters that may include sheet metal fabrication, transmissions, gear boxes, hydraulics, welding, electrical, and electronics
  • Responsible for training and guiding the mechanics helper
  • Ensures harvesters are adjusted and functioning properly to do the best job possible
  • Ensures that paperwork is completed in a timely manner

Your profile

  • Registered as a Heavy Duty Technician or Heavy Duty Mechanic (relevant tickets will be considered)
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, written and verbal
  • Work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Have a valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Stand/Walk for 10-12 hours
  • Squat, bend, kneel, reach, twist, and use of ladders and stairs
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 80lbs/36kg

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